Desmarestia herbacea subsp. firma (C. ) A.F.Peters, E.C.Yang, F.C.Küpper & Prud'Homme van
Desmarestia herbacea subsp. firma (C.Agardh) A.F.Peters, E.C.Yang, F.C.Küpper & Prud'Homme van Reine in Yang et al. 2014: 163
Published in: Yang, E.C., Peters, A.F., Kawai, H., Stern, R., Hanyuda, T., Bárbara, I., Müller, D.G., Strittmatter, M., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Küpper, F.C. (2014). Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata. Journal of Phycology 50(1): 149-166.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 638). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting J. Agardh (1848b: 169) for more information on the lectotype of this species.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), herbaceous, not woody.
This is a marine species.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2019.